Report: Blake Snell Has Offer On The Table From Big-Market Team

Now where have we heard this before? With reigning NL Cy Young winner Blake Snell still out on the market, his $200 million contract demands are obviously still not being met. But just like a month ago, the New York Yankees have apparently now circled back with another offer. 

The report states that the Bronx Bombers have once again come to the table to try to land the two-time Cy Young winner, and that they have "serious interest," but the rumor also includes the fact that the Los Angeles Angels and San Francisco Giants are still "possibilities". Some are thinking that this might be a plant from the Snell camp (i.e. Scott Boras) to try to scare the Yankees into thinking that other teams are involved, i.e. 'we better boost our offer.'

Yankees beat writer Brendan Kuty is also reporting that the New York offer does not include any opt-outs, and that there hasn't been a counteroffer from Boras as of yet. The offer was made, according to Kuty's source, before the Yanks signed starting pitcher Marcus Stroman to a two-year, $37 million deal last month.

The Yankees rotation looks pretty solid as is, but with some injury concerns, as ace Gerrit Cole is followed by Nestor Cortes and Carlos Rodón, each of whom missed huge chunks of the season last year due to injuries. Stroman (who also had innury troubles in 2023 with the Chicago Cubs) and Clarke Schmidt would fill out the starting five as of now.